12 Oct '16, 12pm

#WECCongress: Demand for #electricity will double by 2060 & reducing #CO2 #emissions is key

More than 55 countries have now ratified the agreement reached at the Paris World Climate Summit. This treaty involves a catalog of measures designed to bring about a substantial reduction in CO2 emissions. The objective of the World Climate Summit is to limit global warming to well below 2°C. In addition to achieving the climate targets, a further goal is to make access to energy sources available to as many people as possible. At present around one billion people have no access to electricity; this seriously inhibits their long-term prospects as far as education and development are concerned. Furthermore, according to United Nations estimates, the global population is set to increase to some 9.5 billion by the middle of this century. Meixner outlined the challenge: "If we are to ensure a reliable supply of affordable electric energy for the world's population in years to...

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